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The author of the book: Jay Griffiths
Edition: Flamingo
Date of issue: November 1st 1999
ISBN: 0002570777
ISBN 13: 9780002570770
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 33.51 MB
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An enthusiastic piece of pop anthropology on the one subject that has ousted sex and money from the top of the obsessions league. Jay Griffiths takes the subject of time in her teeth and chews at it until it's a far more palatable item. Her exploration of the passage of time includes; our obsession with speed, with overtaking; motorways and their link to fascism; war; Mercury (god of flight) and the mythology of time and speed; Diana and Marilyn Monroe, flawed women who, through their violent deaths, have become timeless icons; history and the heritage industry; the meanness of Greenwich Mean Time; the fast language we now have to go with fast food; Aborigine dreamtime; the difference between festivals and pageants; May Day; and the New Year.


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Ebook Pip Pip: A Sideways Look At Time read Online! Jay Griffiths was born in Manchester and studied English Literature at Oxford University. She spent a couple of years living in a shed on the outskirts of Epping Forest and has travelled the world, but for many years she has been based in Wales.


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A hard book, obviously not for everyone.

OLLIE

Useful book, lots of information

ZARA

Book will go one time.

OSCAR

The butterflies in my stomach have died ...

MARIA

Rarely do the books make me cry, but this one could.




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